verb (used with object), lev·i·gat·ed, lev·i·gat·ing.
Origin of levigate
Related formslev·i·ga·tion, nounlev·i·ga·tor, nounun·lev·i·gat·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for levigation
Fineness of texture is produced by extreme grinding and levigation.Field's Chromatography|George Field
Levigation is resorted to in the preparation of paints on the small scale, and in the elutriation of powders.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
There is no reason for believing that the finer processes of powdering and levigation were known.Ancient Pottery of the Mississippi Valley|William H. Holmes
The levigation of kaolin and making of porcelain have already been touched upon incidentally.The Ceramic Art|Jennie J. Young